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Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Man in the Gray Flannel Suit


Jonathan Franzen
Sloan Wilson

ISBN: 9781568582467
Year of publication: 1973

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson More acclaim for SLOAN WILSONs The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit Delightful. beautifully plotted. Boston Herald An excellent novel. Kansas City Star Exact in its account of the pressures, problems and tribal customs of the men in gray flannel suits. Wilson is an observer, a sympathetic one. He has written an entertaining social comedy. New York Times Wilson has something to say. Time Interesting and enjoyable. Wilson has important things to say ...

Keywords: Business & Economics Connecticut Corporate Culture Domestic Fiction Fiction General Illegitimate Children Inheritance and Succession Literary Organizational Behavior Psychological Psychological Fiction Suburban Life Veterans War & Military World War; 1939-1945 World War; 1939-1945 - Veterans
Purity

Purity


Jonathan Franzen

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Year of publication: 2015

Jonathan Franzen Purity for Elisabeth Robinson Die stets das Bse will und stets das Gute schafft Purity in Oakland MONDAY Oh pussycat, Im so glad to hear your voice, the girls mother said on the telephone. My body is betraying me again. Sometimes I think my life is nothing but one long process of bodily betrayal. Isnt that everybodys life the girl, Pip, said. Shed taken to calling her mother midway through her lunch break at Renewable Solutions. It brought her some relief from the feeling that ...

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The Twenty-Seventh City : A Novel

The Twenty-Seventh City : A Novel


Jonathan Franzen
Philip Weinstein

ISBN: 0312420145
Year of publication: 1988

The Twenty-Seventh City by Jonathan Franzen This story is set in a year somewhat like 1984 and in a place very much like St. Louis. Many actual public achievements, policies and products have been attributed to various characters and groups these should not be confused with any actual person or organization. The lives and opinions of the characters are entirely imaginary. To my parents Praise for the Twenty-Seventh City Unsettling and visionaryThe Twenty-Seventh City is not a novel that can be ...

Keywords: & & & Fiction Literary Literary Fiction Literature Mystery Mystery; Thriller Suspense Suspense Suspense Thrillers United States
The Discomfort Zone

The Discomfort Zone


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9180312948412
Year of publication: 2006

The Discomfort Zone A Personal History by Jonathan Franzen For Bob and Tom HOUSE FOR SALE THERED BEEN A STORM that evening in St. Louis. Water was standing in steaming black pools on the pavement outside the airport, and from the back seat of my taxi I could see oak limbs shifting against low-hanging urban clouds. The Saturday-night roads were saturated with a feeling of after-ness, of lateness the rain wasnt falling, it had already fallen. My mothers house, in Webster Groves, was dark except ...

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The Corrections

The Corrections


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780007317998
Year of publication: 2007

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen To David Means and Genve Patterson ST. JUDE The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through. You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder. Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. No children in the yards here. Shadows lengthened on yellowing zoysia. Red oaks and pin oaks and swamp white oaks rained ...

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Strong Motion : A Novel

Strong Motion : A Novel


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780312420512
Year of publication: 1992

Strong Motion by Jonathan Franzen For Valerie Grateful acknowledgment of support is made to the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, Sven-Erik and Marianne Ekstrom, and Dieter and Inge Rahtz. Thanks also to Lorrie Frrer and Robert Franzen, and especially to Goran Ekstrom for his advice and seismograms. Parts of Chapter 13 draw heavily on William Cronons Changes in the Land Hill Wang, 1983. A rock was sticking out of the water, jagged and pointed, covered with moss a remnant ...

Keywords: Boston (Mass.) Earthquakes Fiction General Literary Man-Woman Relationships Massachusetts North Shore (Mass. : Coast) Psychological Fiction Sagas Seismologists
How to Be Alone : Essays

How to Be Alone : Essays


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780312422165
Year of publication: 2002

HOW TO BE ALONE Jonathan Franzen For Kathy Chetkovich A Word About This Book My third novel, The Corrections, which Id worked on for many years, was published a week before the World Trade Center fell. This was a time when it seemed that the voices of self and commerce ought to fall silent a time when you wanted, in Nick Carraways phrase, the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever. Nevertheless, business is business. Within forty-eight hours of the calamity, I was ...

Keywords: Essays Literary Collections
How He Came to Be Somewhere : An Interview and Three Early Stories

How He Came to Be Somewhere : An Interview and Three Early Stories


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780857861740
Year of publication: 2010

How He Came to Be Somewhere An Interview and Three Early Stories by Jonathan Franzen About Jonathan Franzen JONATHAN FRANZEN WAS BORN IN 1959 in Chicago and grew up in St Louis, where his father was a civil engineer. He majored in German at Swarthmore College and from 1983 to 1987 worked part-time as an earthquake analyst for the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. After his first novel, The Twenty-Seventh City, was published in 1988, he received a Whiting Writers ...

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Farther Away : Essays

Farther Away : Essays


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780007459520
Year of publication: 2012

Farther Away by Jonathan Franzen Dedication To Tom Hjelm, for the lessons in writing, and to Gran Ekstrm, for the lessons in travel PAIN WONT KILL YOU commencement address, Kenyon College, May 2011 Good morning, Class of 2011. Good morning, relatives and faculty. Its a great honor and pleasure to be here today. Im going to go ahead and assume that you all knew what you were getting into when you chose a literary writer to deliver this address. Im going to do what literary writers do, which is to ...

Keywords: & Autobiography Biography Essays Literary Literary Collections
The Corrections

The Corrections


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2001

Jonathan Franzen THE CORRECTIONS ST. JUDE THE MADNESS of an autumn prairie cold front coming through. You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder. Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. No children in the yards here. Shadows lengthened on yellowing zoysia. Red oaks and pin oaks and swamp white oaks rained acorns on houses with no mortgage. Storm ...

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Freedom

Freedom


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9781429979436
Year of publication: 2010

Freedom To Susan Golomb and Jonathan Galassi Go together, You precious winners all your exultation Partake to everyone. I, an old turtle, Will wing me to some withered bough, and there My mate, thats never to be found again, Lament till I am lost. The Winters Tale GOOD NEIGHBORS The news about Walter Berglund wasnt picked up locallyhe and Patty had moved away to Washington two years earlier and meant nothing to St. Paul nowbut the urban gentry of Ramsey Hill were not so loyal to their city as ...

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Freedom

Freedom


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

Jonathan Franzen Freedom 2010 To Susan Golomb and Jonathan Galassi Go together, You precious winners all your exultation Partake to everyone. I, an old turtle, Will wing me to some withered bough, and there My mate, thats never to be found again, Lament till I am lost. The Winters Tale For their help with this book, the author is particularly grateful to Kathy Chetkovich and Elisabeth Robinson to Joel Baker, Bonnie and Cam Blodgett, Scott Cheshire, Rolland Comstock, Nick Fowler, Sarah Graham, ...

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The Corrections

The Corrections


Jonathan Franzen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE MADNESS of an autumn prairie cold front coming through. You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder. Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. No children in the yards here. Shadows lengthened on yellowing zoysia. Red oaks and pin oaks and swamp white oaks rained acorns on houses with no mortgage. Storm windows shuddered in the empty bedrooms. ...

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